Associations to the word «Opponent»


OPPONENT, noun. An individual or group who is a rival of another.
OPPONENT, noun. One who attempts to stop the progression of.
OPPONENT, noun. One who objects to.
OPPONENT, noun. In team sports, a player of an opposite team.
OPPONENT, adjective. Situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.

Dictionary definition

OPPONENT, noun. A contestant that you are matched against.
OPPONENT, noun. Someone who offers opposition.
OPPONENT, adjective. Characterized by active hostility; "opponent (or opposing) armies".

Wise words

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